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New ATI drivers

Just to let everyone know, we (as in, the Mandriva development community) are aware of the new ATI driver release. Anssi Hannula (who does the actual ATI / NVIDIA driver packaging), myself (who handles the graphics card / driver detection tables), and Olivier Blin and Colin Guthrie (who handle compiz and drak3d) are co-ordinating to […]


I was a bit surprised recently when I read about Ubuntu’s PPAs. After years of being irritatingly good at everything infrastructure-y, this is a mistake so hilariously bad I don’t know how they could have made it. Basically, Ubuntu has institutionalised the third-party repository. A PPA gives any registered Ubuntu developer a personal repository into […]